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How an Orthodox Rabbi Became an Unlikely Ally of the Christian Right

“We are in a third world war,” said Shlomo Riskin, slamming his fist on the table. We were sitting in a windowless room in the …

By Michael Schulson

Essay

The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

The evangelical world lost a controversial megastar last month. During the two decades of the 1990s and 2000s, few megachurch pastors were as influential as Bishop …

By Jonathan L. Walton

Essay

Advancing God’s Kingdom: Calvinism, Calvin College, and Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education has prompted intense scrutiny. That is right and fitting, given her lack of both experience and expertise. But …

By Abram Van Engen

Essay

There Has Never Been an America without Muslims

There has never been an America without Muslims. But the long history of Muslims in America has been overlooked, forgotten, and purposely dismissed in our …

By Amir Hussain

Editor’s Note

Bearing Witness at the Women’s March on Washington

“I’m a WITNESS for JUSTICE!” read the front, and on the back, “¡Soy TESTIGO de la JUSTICIA!” This sign, held aloft by a group gathered …

By Marie Griffith

Essay

Donald Trump and Militant Evangelical Masculinity

As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office, many white evangelicals will be celebrating. Yet the fact that “family values” conservatives continue to …

By Kristin Du Mez

Essay

A Note of Discord? The Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Trump’s Inauguration

As Ronald Reagan looked on, a float bearing the Mormon Tabernacle Choir crawled down the streets of Washington, D.C., as part of the Gipper’s inauguration …

By Joseph Stuart

Essay

Who Are You Calling an Anti-Semite? Jewish Debate in Trump’s America

In a Vanity Fair article about the “post-election freak-out” at Columbia Prep, the school Barron Trump will continue to attend after the inauguration, Emily Jane …

By Moshe Kornfeld

Essay

Tracking Hate: Islam and Race After the Presidential Election

On November 21, Maha Sayed, an attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, called for an investigation into the actions of a kindergarten teacher in …

By Ilyse R. Morgenstein Fuerst

Interview

How to Live Beyond this Election

On October 8, On Being host Krista Tippett moderated a conversation between poet Natasha Tretheway and interfaith activist Eboo Patel. Held on the eve of …

By The Editors

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

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An Atheist Finds (Some) Reasons to Believe in Her Old Church.

By Sarah Stankorb

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